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Flexibility in Project Management

Here at Nebbia we have a wide variety of projects – they can range from one person for one week to eight consultants for several months. The challenge with this, from a project management point of view, is to consistently provide high-quality delivery and reporting while appropriately sizing the overhead and management each project requires. ...

By |2019-06-26T10:49:23-05:00June 6th, 2019|

Azure API Management and microservices: 2 peas in a pod (container?)

If you're reading this post, chances are you've already gone through the tedious process of decomposing your monolith into microservices, or at the very least, will be considering this approach in the near future. For starters, a solution that involves microservices that consume APIs looks like this: Figure 1: Clients directly communicate with microservice (image ...

By |2019-06-03T17:07:29-05:00May 30th, 2019|

Nebbia Technology becomes part of New Signature family

As the Founder and Chief Technologist of Nebbia Technology, I am thrilled that Nebbia has joined New Signature. This acquisition, which we announced on Monday, unites two of Microsoft’s top partners into one cloud-native powerhouse, creating amazing opportunities for our teams and customers.   When I started Nebbia Technology in September 2014, my goal was to build a company of top professionals working in a great environment with the latest tools, delivering exceptional results. And I’m proud to say that we’ve succeeded. It is ...

By |2019-05-22T13:55:37-05:00May 22nd, 2019|

Nebbia Teams Up with Award-Winning Microsoft Partner, New Signature

Today we’re excited to announce a new chapter in our journey. Nebbia Technology is being acquired by New Signature, an award-winning cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices throughout North America, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and the Philippines.   Since founding Nebbia in 2014, we’ve been focused on partnering with our customers to create and deliver software ...

By |2019-05-20T08:15:48-05:00May 20th, 2019|

Git Branching Strategies

Git Branching Strategies As a developer I have felt the pain of long, complex, merges of code. Juggling which branch to apply a hotfix, which release is in production and how we patch it. Do we roll back the code, apply the fix, then roll forward? Make a branch, fix it, then release that? And ...

By |2019-06-26T10:47:58-05:00May 16th, 2019|

From AD to Azure AD – Your Hybrid Identity Journey

For the last twenty years if you ran a Windows network then you generally used Active Directory to handle your authentication and authorization for users and computers. Historically this design model has worked well in the four walls of the business and when networks were managed and controlled by the organization’s IT department. As the ...

By |2019-06-26T10:46:03-05:00May 9th, 2019|

5 Reasons to Adopt Kubernetes Today

Kubernetes has been getting a lot of attention lately and it's not hard to figure out why. In fact, the Kubernetes website provides more than 50 case studies of unique scenarios in which Kubernetes removed barriers for managing infrastructure and services while reducing the operational overhead and overall cost; all of which would not have ...

By |2019-06-26T10:45:15-05:00May 1st, 2019|

Adding Unit Tests to Legacy Code

You've heard it before, probably a million times. "Developers must write unit tests." Easier said than done. There's the big monoliths, the ugly codebases, the mission-critical code that one really knows how it works. Well, it turns out that those ugly pieces of software that provide a lot of value are probably going to require ...

By |2019-06-26T10:44:18-05:00April 26th, 2019|